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Research environment

EIS - Halmstad Embedded and Intelligent Systems Research

Working with

Pedagogy, ethnograhy, digital media

Research

Vaike Fors is associate professor in pedagogy at Halmstad University, Sweden. In her pursuit to contribute to further understandings of contemporary conditions for learning, she has studied people’s interaction with new technologies in various research projects. She leads the project "Sensing, shaping, sharing: Imagining the body in a mediatized world" which is funded by the RJ: Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences (2015 - 2018). She also leads the project "Human Expectations and Experiences of Autonomous Driving" in collbaoration vid Volvo Cars which is funded by Vinnova. She is the director of SCACA, Swedish Center for Applied Cultural and Social Analysis (2015-2017). Her area of expertise lies in the fields of visual and sensory ethnography, and applied ethnographic approaches tailored for industry, and recent publications include Visuell etnografi (2015), and the anthology Theoretical Scholarship and Applied Practices (2017) (co-edited with Sarah Pink and Thomas O'Dell).

She is also part of the international network "Self-tracking and Automatised bodies" and affiliated researcher with DERC, Digital Ethnography Research Center, på RMIT University i Melbourne, Australien


Expertise

Associate Professor in pedagogy

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